fragmentation protective body armor

fragmentation protective body armor

[‚frag·mən¦tā·shən prə¦tek·tiv ′bäd·ē ‚är·mər]
(ordnance)
Armor designed to provide fragmentation protection to vital areas of the body; usually provided in the form of garments which contain steel, nylon, or other resistant materials.
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